Re: man pages don't work - Solution
I have solved this. On transferring the system I created a mount point
for /tmp with inappropriate permissions; 0755 instead of 1777. User
"man", who runs the man program, had no write permission to /tmp.
On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, George Karaolides wrote:
> After transferring my Debian potato 2.r3 from a single-disk initial
> installation to a root-on-software-RAID system, the man pages no longer
> earth:~# man bash
> man: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied
> What could be the cause of this? The remainder of the system appears to
> be funcioning properly and providing all the configured services.
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